The definition of an attorney is a professional who has graduated from law school and who is licensed to represent clients in legal matters.
Advice or guidance, especially as solicited from a knowledgeable person.
A student of jurisprudence; jurist
A person who speaks or writes in support of something
A party that is not involved in a particular litigation but that is allowed by the court to advise it on a matter of law or policy directly affecting the litigation.
Attributive form of legal eagle
One who is authorized to act on behalf of another; an agent.
An attorney holding a public office that handles cases involving a city, state, or other jurisdiction.
One who has thorough knowledge and experience of law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar.
A public official, as a district attorney, who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the State or people
(Law) A person who institutes a prosecution in court
(Computing) In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase “intelligent agent” it implies some kind of autonomous process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.
An attorney hired by the government for the purpose of defending anyone who is accused of a crime but who is unable to afford to hire an attorney. The right to such a defense is guaranteed by the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.
The head of the U.S. Department of Justice and member of the President's Cabinet
A law officer of similar rank in certain U.S. states and in England
In the U.S., a lawyer serving in a specified judicial district as prosecutor for the state or for the federal government in criminal cases
(Informal) A clever, shrewd, or tricky lawyer, esp. one skilled in taking advantage of legal technicalities
The definition of a pettifogger is a lawyer who handles minor cases using unethical manors, or a cheater.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
An attorney; a counsel.
(--- U.S. Air Force) A noncommissioned officer of the fourth grade, ranking above airman first class and below staff sergeant
- Counsel , often equivalent to counselor , is frequently used collectively for a group of counselors
- Attorney , usually, and its British equivalent, solicitor , always, refer to a lawyer legally empowered to act for a client, as in drawing up a contract or will, settling property, etc.
- Counselor and its British equivalent, barrister , refer to a lawyer who conducts cases in court
- Lawyer is the general term for a person trained in the law and authorized to advise or represent others in legal matters
Find another word for lawyer. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lawyer, like: attorney, counsel, legal adviser, attorney at law, jurisprudent, barrister, legist, advocate, amicus curiae, jurisconsult and legal-eagle.